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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Though weak my faith, I'm holding on

Though weak my faith, I'm holding on

Author: James L. Nicholson
Tune: [Though weak my faith, I'm holding on]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tho’ weak my faith, I’m holding on;
To Jesus I am clinging;
I feel that now the “Mighty One”
Help to my soul is bringing.

Refrain:
I’m holding on, I’m holding on,
Fresh strength each moment gaining,
My ling’ring doubts at last are gone,
And Christ within is reigning.

2 I’m holding on, tho’ Satan tries
To keep me from believing;
But, while my soul on God relies,
The blessing I’m receiving. [Refrain]

3 While holding on by faith I see
The blood of Jesus flowing;
The healing stream is touching me,
New life and peace bestowing. [Refrain]

4 I’m clinging, clinging, holding on,
My faith is rising higher,
The last remains of sin are gone;
I have my heart’s desire. [Refrain]

5 I’m holding on, and while I make
A perfect consecration,
The Holy Ghost, for Jesus’ sake,
Brings in complete salvation. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #73

Author: James L. Nicholson

Nicholson, James, an American Methodist minister, is the author of (1) "Dear [Lord] Jesus I long to be perfectly whole" (Holiness desired); and (2) "There's a beautiful land on high " (Heaven), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though weak my faith, I'm holding on
Author: James L. Nicholson
Refrain First Line: I'm holding on

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #84

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Songs of Redeeming Love (No. 2) #24

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Temple Trio #380

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The Ark of Praise #73

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The Emory Hymnal #73

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